Home Etc #153 | August Edition {Creating an Indoor Salad Garden}

Welcome to the August edition of Home Etc! After a glorious week in the wilds of Dorset, I’m back home and trying to navigate work with parenting duties, as the boys are enjoying their first summer holiday off school. And this is literally the summer that keeps on giving isn’t it? Apart from a minor …

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Home Etc #152 | July Edition {

Summer is in full swing, the grass is looking decidedly ‘singed’ and every possible hour (when we’re not at work) is being spent outside. This is the time of year that a garden, back yard or balcony really come into their own. Making an alfresco ‘room’ — no matter how small — is such a …

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Home Etc #151 | June Edition

If you read last week’s post, you’d know that Lins and I have decided to have a little shake up and, instead of stopping Home Etc completely, we are going to host on a monthly — rather than weekly — basis. From here-on-in we’ll be hosting together too; much more sociable! Joining forces again and hosting …

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Home Etc #150 | A birthday and a little announcement!

After 150 link ups, numerous bloggers showing off their fabulous homes — and giving us inspiration for our own — plus almost 10K picture tags on Instagram, Home Etc has just turned 3 years old!! linsdrabwellhome /brickdustandglitter /memoriesfrommummy /pinkscharming / lizzie_woodman /thetwinklediaries /capturebylucy / audenandbram / lazydaisyjones Blog linkys have definitely slowed down over recent months though, and where we used to regularly …

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Home Etc #148 | Black Walls?

Here’s a question for you. It was prompted by last week’s Home Etc favourite — Karen from the blog Well I Guess This is Growing Up — who asked: ‘Would you consider black walls for a child’s bedroom?’ My swift answer — without thinking too hard about it — was YES! Absolutely. I love dark …

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Home Etc #146

May and the weather (finally) seems to have picked up!! Hurray! It looks like the spell of fine weather is set to continue over the bank holiday weekend too, which hopefully means lots of time spent outdoors. I want to try and finish my she-shed this weekend (yes it’s still ongoing; the longest project — …

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